Net Literacy starts the 2015-2016 school year by helping increase access to technology in areas within Indianapolis where more than 85% of students are eligible for free or reduced lunches. Says Net Literacy’s Daniel Kent, “Our friends at Bright House Networks are launching Connect to Compete (C2C) in Indianapolis, and this initiative provides affordable broadband … Read More » “Net Literacy Supports Connect to Compete’s 2015-2016 Indianapolis Launch with a Safety Awareness Campaign and Free Computers”
Opening remarks by Connie Yowell, Director of Education, MacArthur Foundation Opening Panel moderated by Brad Stone, New York Times Gary E. Knell, President and CEO, Sesame Workshop Mizuko Ito, Research Scientist, University of California, Irvine James Steyer, CEO and Founder, Common Sense Media Reed Hastings, CEO, Netflix
Moderated by John Merrow, Education Correspondent, NewsHour with Jim Lehrer Jason Levy, Principal, New York City Intermediate School 339 Larry Rosenstock, Founder, High Tech High School Network Katie Salen, Executive Director, Institute of Play, Professor of Design and Technology, and Director of the Center for Transformative Media, Parsons the New School for Design Rey Ramsey, … Read More » “Breakthrough Learning in a Digital Age – New Learning Designs”
Geoff Canada Description: Geoff Canada, of the Harlem Children’s Zone talks about the danger of allowing technology to widen the gap between rich kids and poor kids and our responsiblity to ensure that this does not happen.
Moderated by James Bennet, Editor-in-Chief, The Atlantic The National Investments in Innovation and Technology Infrastructure Blair Levin, Executive Director of the Omnibus Broadband Initiative at the Federal Communications Commission Jim Shelton, Assistant Deputy Secretary, Innovation & Improvement, U.S. Department of Education Panel from the pivotal sectors Panel from the pivotal sectors: Barbara Chow, Education Program … Read More » “Breakthrough Learning in a Digital Age – Driving Student Success”
Moderated by Lisa Guernsey, Director, Early Education Initiative, New America Foundation Nichole Pinkard, Program Founder, Director of Innovation, Urban Education Institute, University of Chicago Benjamin Bederson, Associate Professor Computer Science, Institute of Advanced Computer Studies and iSchool, University of Maryland Allison Druin, Director of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab, Associate Professor, University of Marylands College of … Read More » “Breakthrough Learning in a Digital Age Session II Literacy 2.0”